Mexican national detained trying to leave Peru with half a million dollars U.S. counterfeit bills

Posted on August 18, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL reported a Mexican citizen was detained with counterfeit $ 520 000 dollars at Jorge Chavez ational Airport in Callao.
Humberto Perez Medina abroad (34) entered Peru on August 2 in order to meet a guy who gave the illegal merchandise, according to the chief of the Division of the Dirincri Scams, Second PNP Colonel Portocarrero.
He said the money seized was manufactured by the family band ‘The Nique’, who on 17 July he seized two million 300 thousand soles in San Juan de Lurigancho. ‘It’s the same series of numbers, we’ve found, “said the police chief.
It also did not rule out the counterfeits were being delivered to a known drug dealer in the country named Joaquin Chapo Guzman’s Sinaloa cartel. “We are exchanging information to substantiate these suspicions,” he said. The detainee, who would not give the identity of persons who gave him the suitcase, you have two incomes to Peru, one of them was last year. The alien was transferred to the Dirincri for investigations. Read Article

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